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Tasmania (including the Gorge) can lay claim to some of the most ancient plant species on earth, the tallest trees, and a large array of species both native and introduced. At ground level live a rich array of flowering plants, conifers, ferns, mosses, lichens and liverworts, while cliff grounds are covered in shades of leafy green.

You might be impressed to know that nearly 300 species of native plants have been recorded at the Cataract Gorge.

Remarkably diverse, the Cataract Gorge has 6 distinctive native plant communities -

+ She-oak Forest

+ Grassy woodland and Forest

+ Native Grassland

+ Dry Sclerophyll Forest

+ Riparian Vegetation

+ Wet Gully Scrub

Every season brings new delights.

Don't forget to bring your camera when you visit!

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